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Experience the best of the Okavango Delta on this Botswana safari itinerary, while staying at two of Wilderness Safaris' premier camps. Both Jao and Vumbura Plains are renowned architectural masterpieces offering the highest levels of luxury, food and hospitality, and are excellent year-round game viewing destinations. Jao is deep in the delta and provides has access to incredibly rich floodplains and islands while Vumbura is on the dry northern edge of the Okavango and has boat excursions but mostly offers excellent game drives fo rbig game, making them a great combination.


    Day 1 to 3 - Jao Camp

    Fly from Maun to Jao


    Sumptuous Jao Camp is set in an area where islands fringed with riverine forests meet open floodplains. Its nine spacious and beautifully-designed tents are situated beneath a canopy of shady trees and have en-suite facilities, as well as an outdoor shower. Built on raised decks, each has a private sala for afternoon siestas with views of the spectacular surrounds. In addition to the lounge and dining area, there are two plunge pools, a boma for dining under the stars and a spa with a wide range of massage therapies.


    Game drive | Kayak (Mokoro) | Night drive | Boating | Fishing | Spa | Gym


    Highlights of Jao

    Jao is acclaimed for its architecture and individually handcrafted units | Shining waters, swaying reeds, leaping lechwe and dancing cranes | Jao is the epitome of luxury in the most remote, scenically splendid setting

    • Jao Camp (BLD)



    Day 4 to 6 - Vumbura Plains South Camp

    Fly from Jao to Vumbura 


    Vumbura Plains comprises two separate seven-roomed satellite camps, each with its own uniquely-designed lounge and dining area tucked beneath a canopy of shady, indigenous trees. A star-gazing deck is set over the floodplain, a place to gaze upwards or simply enjoy the convivial campfire setting. Each large, luxurious room is raised off the ground, with indoor and outdoor shower and full en-suite bathroom. A step down is the lounge area, open on three sides for an iconic view of the floodplains. Each room also has a plunge pool and 'sala'.


    Game drive | Kayak (Mokoro) | Night drive | Walk | Boating | Fishing | Cultural Visits


    Highlights of Vumbura Plains

    An eco-retreat of contemporary and unique design | The habitat mix means just about every species found in the Okavango can be seen | Excellent predator sightings year round

    • South Camp (BLD)


    Day 7 - Departure

    Fly from Vumbura to Maun or Kasane for your onward arrangements.


    Type of Safari

    Luxury Safari

    For individuals, couples, families and groups.


    Accommodation style

    Luxury Lodge



    6 Nights / 7 days






    • Accommodation on a shared basis.
    • All meals 
    • Soft drinks, mineral water, fruit juice, house wine and beer, as well as local spirits such as gin and Amarula 
    • National Park fees 
    • Laundry (excluded at Deception Valley Adventurer Camp) 
    • Road transfers 
    • Scheduled activities and all internal charters 



    • Flights (other than specified in the detailed safari itinerary)
    • Visas 
    • Compulsory comprehensive insurance 
    • All relevant entry and departure Government taxes 
    • Gratuities 
    • All personal purchases (including curios, spirit liquors, telephone calls, etc.) 
    • Laundry at Deception Valley Adventurer Camp 
    • Optional extra activities 
    • Pre and post safari tours 
    • All other travel arrangements pre or post the safari and any new Government taxes 
    • Levies 
    • Fuel or industry increases which are beyond our control



    Light Aircraft, 4x4 safari vehicle, Motorboat, Mokoro



    Please send us info on the safari/s you are interested in, your preferred dates, how many adults and children [+ ages] and we will come back to you with a detailed quote.

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